Located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York, the Queens Zoo occupies 18 acres and specializes in American wildlife. It features over 30 species native to the Americas, including bison, mountain lions, and sea lions. Opened in 1968, the zoo is a part of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and is dedicated to conservation, education, and community engagement.

Visitors to the Queens Zoo are invited to explore the diverse habitats that showcase North and South American wildlife. Notable attractions include the Aviary, a geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller, and the interactive farm where guests can encounter domestic animals. The zoo's layout encourages immersive experiences, with educational programs, animal encounters, and seasonal events enriching the visit for guests of all ages.

The Queens Zoo actively participates in conservation efforts to preserve and protect native species and habitats. Through the Wildlife Conservation Society, the zoo engages in various local and global initiatives, scientific research, and educational outreach. By fostering a connection between visitors and wildlife, the zoo emphasizes the importance of conservation and responsible stewardship of the environment.

  • Zoo Size:
    18 acres
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  • Key Exhibits:
    Aviary || Great Plains || North American Trail || South American Trail || Farm || Sea Lion Pool || Waterfowl Marsh || Bear Habitat || Puma Territory
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    (718) 271-1500
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